Express, Inc. ( Express) is a specialty apparel and accessory retailer offering both women's and men's merchandise. The Company operates in brick and mortar retail stores and the express.com e-commerce Website. The Company offers its customers an assortment of fashionable apparel and accessories to address fashion needs across multiple aspects of their lifestyles, including work, casual, jeanswear, and going-out occasions. During the fiscal year ended January 28, 2012 (fiscal 2011), the Company opened its stores in Canada. As of January 28, 2012, it operated 609 stores in 47 states across the United States, as well as in the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and two provinces in Canada. These include 576 dual-gender stores, 20 women's stores, and 13 men's stores.